Method Usage in Design : How methods function as mental tools for designers

@inproceedings{Daalhuizen2014MethodUI,
  title={Method Usage in Design : How methods function as mental tools for designers},
  author={Jaap Daalhuizen},
  year={2014}
}
Methods are means to help designers achieve desired change as efficiently and effectively as possible. Methods can be used to do so in the context of learning - to help teach students how to design on a professional level. Methods can also be used in the context of performance - to help designers perform better at what they already do (well). Methods should be seen as mental tools that influence the thinking patterns and mental models of designers. If we accept that methods function via a… CONTINUE READING

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